Contract Laws of Asia – Liquidated Damages and Penalty Clauses
Asian Business Law Institute and Singapore Academy of Law (January 2023)
The Contract Laws of Asia – Liquidated Damages and Penalty Clauses focuses on:
- Practical operation of liquidated damages clauses in contracts in select common law jurisdictions, including restrictions placed on such clauses, defenses to claims under such clauses, treatment of claims under such clauses in the event of insolvency of the obligor, etc.
- Whether the common law concept of liquidated damages exists in select civil law and hybrid jurisdictions, and if this concept does not exist, what are the analogous remedies available in those jurisdictions, and how those remedies differ from liquidated damages in the common law context
Civil law and hybrid jurisdictions: China, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
Common law: Australia, England and Wales, India, Malaysia, New York law, Singapore
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